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Recipes in Time - October, 2023

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RIJHA Fall Meeting-October, 2023

Contributors: Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association

These cookbooks and featured recipes from our collection of cookbooks, date from 1907 to 1953. Some were commercial books while others were fundraising books for social service organizations or congregations. One thing they all had in common was a desire to pass down recipes to future generations.

An Afternoon in the Archives - December, 2022


RIJHA Fall Meeting - December, 2022

Contributors: Rhode Island Jewish Historical Association

The first one explores many artifacts: a steamship book from a company that brought people from Europe to America, a soldier in the Civil War who was the first Jew to receive the Medal of Honor, our favorite mannequin’s “little sister” – “Bessie” who is a small doll here, dressed as her original was, and many other items.